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    Description

    RAFAEL DESOTO (American, 1904-1992)
    Murder Theme, Black Mask digest cover, July 1944
    Oil on canvas
    18 x 13 in.
    Not signed

    An original copy of the magazine accompanies this lot.


    Estimate: $7,000 - $10,000.

    Condition Report*:

    Re-stretched canvas. Minor scattered points of in-painting along the bottom framed edge, with points to the right of the cuffed hands; 10-inch linear line of in-painting in the upper background area with another 5-inch linear line in the upper right corner, other scattered points in background. Framed to an overall size of 30 x 25.5 x 2.75 inches.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2011
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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